Funeral services for Yolanda Michelle Murray, 42, of Pine Bluff, Ark., who passed away August 16 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, Ark. Rev. James Murry officiating.

Funeral services for Yolanda Michelle Murray, 42, of Pine Bluff, Ark., who passed away August 16 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, Ark. Rev. James Murry officiating.

She was born June 20, 1971 and was a Baptist member of Gospel Temple MBC where she served as a deaconess and a youth director.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Aaliyah Carson; grandmother’s Ruby B. Halford and Erma Mayfield and brother Patrick Bland.

Survivors include her husband Leo Murray, Jr.; two sons, Brandon Roberts of Arlington, Texas, Gary Roberts of Fort Worth, Texas; three daughters, Tiara Roberts of Conway, Ark., Shahnyl Roberts and Dejah Murray both of Pine Bluff, Ark.; mother, Ruby Halford Bland; father, Wardell Bland; grandfather, Nathaniel Halford; two brothers, Tracy Bland of Chicago, Ill., and Michael Chidester of Pine Bluff, Ark.; two sisters, LaToya Bland of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Sonya Halford of Arlington, Texas; five grandchildren, Gary Roberts III, A’Mya Flood, Ky’Ron Roberts, Peyton Foots, and Emarii Roberts.

Visitations can be made Friday from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home. The remains will lie in state at the church Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Burial will be in Henson Memorial Garden in Pine Bluff, Ark. Services entrusted to Perry Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Bluff, Ark.